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Experiences Living with Fatigue in Iranian Veterans Chemically Injured by Sulfur Mustard Gas: A Phenomenological Study

Mehri SN, Ebadi A, Heravi Karimooi M, Foroughan , Sahraei H

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):181-186.
PURPOSE: Fatigue affects the quality of life. Evidence shows that the phenomenon of fatigue is experienced differently depending on the type of disease and its consequences. The aim of the...
Nursing Staff Views of Barriers to Physical Restraint Reduction in Nursing Homes

Kong EH, Evans LK

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):173-180.
PURPOSE: There are few studies globally regarding the barriers to restraint-reduction. The purpose of this study was to describe the views of nursing staff (both nurses and geriatric care assistants)...
Creating and Validating Educational Material for Patients Undergoing Orthognathic Surgery

Sousa CS, Turrini RN

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):166-172.
PURPOSE: To create and validate educational material for patients undergoing orthognathic surgery. METHODS: The design included five phases: (a) a review of the literature regarding surgical complications; (b) gathering information on...
Changes in Depressive Symptoms in Spouses of Post Myocardial Infarction Patients

Son H, Friedmann , Thomas SA

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):158-165.
PURPOSE: To identify parsimonious models for changes in depression in spouses of post myocardial infarction (MI) patients over 2 years based on the biopsychosocial model. METHODS: A total of 442 community...
Relationships between Body Mass Index and Social Support, Physical Activity, and Eating Habits in African American University Students

So WY, Swearingin B, Robbins J, Lynch P, Ahmedna M

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):152-157.
PURPOSE: We aimed to examine the relationships between obesity and the level of social support for healthy behaviors, amount of physical activity (PA), and dietary habits in African Americans. METHODS: The...
Nursing Home Placement: The Process of Decision Making and Adaptation among Adult Children Caregivers of Demented Parents in Korea

Kwon SH, Tae YS

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):143-151.
PURPOSE: The goal of this study was to explore and describe the process of nursing home placement decision making and adaptation among adult children caregivers of demented parents in Korea...
Reliability and Validity of the Korean Version of Belongingness Scale-Clinical Placement Experience

Kim M, Jung D

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):137-142.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this cross-sectional survey was to determine the reliability and validity of the Korean version of the Belongingness Scale-Clinical Placement Experience (BS-CPE). METHODS: The study conducted a cross-sectional...
Effective Intervention Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for Cardiovascular Disease Patients with Low Health Literacy Skills: A Systematic Review

Lee TW, Lee SH, Kim HH, Kang SJ

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):128-136.
PURPOSE: Systematic studies on the relationship between health literacy and health outcomes demonstrate that as health literacy declines, patients engage in fewer preventive health and self-care behaviors and have worse...
Review of the Psychometric Evidence of the Perceived Stress Scale

Lee EH

  • Asian Nurs Res.
  • 2012 Dec;6(4):121-127.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to review articles related to the psychometric properties of the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS). METHODS: Systematic literature searches of computerized databases were performed to...

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